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Ann Arbor planning staff seek more time to consider Washtenaw Avenue retail center upgrades

Staff for the Ann Arbor Planning Commission is recommending a postponement on a vote regarding a potential redevelopment on Washtenaw Avenue. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Ann Arbor Planning Commission to consider 32 affordable housing units

Ann Arbor’s Planning Commission will consider a plan Wednesday night to construct 32 affordable housing units on an existing housing site on Platt Road. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Saginaw Township Planning Commission OKs Tim Hortons on Tittabawassee

Saginaw Township’s Tittabawassee Road corridor is one step closer to getting a Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop. The Saginaw Township Planning Commission unanimously approved proposed plans during its Wednesday, July 2, meeting. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Organizer for Detroit’s X Games bid planning skate park on Detroit’s east side

One of the organizers behind Detroit’s bid for the X Games will soon launch an effort to convert an abandoned city park on Detroit’s east side into a DIY skatepark. Derrick Dykas, a resident of Detroit and lifelong skateboarder, says the effort to build a community-designed skate park in the city began last fall: Representatives from Red Bull approached […]

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After years of planning, construction begins on a Menards home improvement store in Comstock Township

Construction started on April 7 on the new Kalamazoo East Menards store off the Southwest corner of Gull Road and Sprinkle Road in Comstock Township. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Detroit’s historic Baker’s Keyboard Lounge planning new downtown location

There were just a few years ago, but under new ownership and an improving economy, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge is looking to expand. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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How to get a jumpstart on 2014 tax planning

How to get a jumpstart on 2014 tax planning

Darla Mercado Investment News – It’s too late to do any significant planning for the 2013 tax year, but right now is the perfect time to get a jumpstart on 2014. Tax gurus note that the top earners — singles with taxable income over $ 400,000 and married joint filers with income over $ 450,000 […]

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Briarwood restaurants, downtown apartments get OK from Planning Commission

Plans to build two restaurants on the Briarwood Mall parking lot and a proposal to construct a four-story residential addition on top of a downtown building received clearance from the Ann Arbor Planning Commission Tuesday night. Full News here – Oakland Business

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Christie’s price-tagging of DIA artwork for bankruptcy planning is delayed

The report from Christie’s auction house in New York, which Detroit officials previously said would be completed in October or November but is now delayed to December, is expected to have a major impact on the fate of the museum’s world-class collection. Full News here – freep

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Tanger Outlet mall on track as Byron Township planning commission sets public hearing

Tanger wants to fast-track the project because it has a commitment for 80 percent of the retail space. Full News here – Oakland Business

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State awards $1.5 million to 2 firms planning to invest $5.9 million in Michigan

Chris Gautz – The Michigan Strategic Fund has awarded a total of $ 1.5 million in taxpayer-funded financial assistance to two companies that have pledged to create 639 jobs. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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EM Battle Planning

For those who think the Occupy movement has faded away — we have news for you. And, for those of you who believe that everyone is just sitting back and accepting the fact that an appointed Emergency Manager is free to call all the shots when it comes to governing Detroit and other cities in […]

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Hantz Woodlands is much-needed, makes sense says Robert Anderson, Detroit’s planning and development director

DETROIT, MI – Robert Anderson, a Saginaw native, has only been on the job as Detroit’s planning and development director for 20 months. But in that short amount of time he hasn’t hesitated to think about about the city’s future and how to utilize it’s vacant parcels of land stretched out over 187 square miles. […]

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Bing begins planning for budget shortfall, unpaid furloughs starting Jan. 1

Chad Halcom – Detroit Mayor Dave Bing said Wednesday he is directing administrators to begin planning for a $ 30 million budget shortfall, including unpaid furloughs for some city employees, after the City Council failed Tuesday to adopt a contract… Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – News Feeds

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FBI believes missing ex-Detroit Lion was planning to flee to Costa Rica

Detroit — The FBI believes a missing former Detroit Lions defensive lineman was planning to flee the United States and move to Costa Rica. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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